Here are this month’s book suggestions.

Ages 3-7
Leah’s Pony by Elizabeth Friedrich (a Depression-era child seeks to buy back her father’s tractor.)
Renoir & The Boy With Long Hair by Wendy Wax (A famous father doesn’t want to cut his son’s beautiful long hair.)
Ages 7-9
The Apple & The Arrow by Conrad Buff (Legendary tale of a father forced to shoot apple of his son’s head.)
Little Toot by Hardie Gramatky (The now classic tale of a little tugboat longing to impress his father. Being older than me makes it historic.)
Paddle-To-The-Sea by Holling C. Holling (Another classic tale, this one about the remarkable journey of a canoe carved by a First Nations boy. And again, it’s older than me.)
Ages 10-13
Biggles Learns to Fly and its sequels, a WW I flying ace series by Captain W.E. Johns
Building Blocks by Cynthia Voight (A boy gets to go back in time and meet his father as a boy, thus improving their present-day relationship.)
War Horse by Michael Murpurgo (WW I)
All Quiet On the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque (WW I)
Rilla of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery (One of the Anne of Green Gables series, now dealing with Anne’s children, affected by WW I.)


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